Croc ban for Welsh hospital staff

Hospital staff in Wales have been told they can no longer wear Croc-style sandals while at work due to safety concerns.

Officials say the rubber footwear does not offer sufficient protection against sharp objects, such as needles.

“The all-Wales uniform policy and dress code for all NHS staff, including nurses, includes health and safety guidelines.

“This states that footwear used in medical and clinical areas should be an enclosed/full shoe, which provides adequate support and a stable, non-slip sole.”


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Beier Footwear competition

Beier Safety Footwear, the manufacturers of Bova and Sisi are running a show and tell competition where you can win airtime weekly or monthly cash prizes.  All you have to do is go to their Facebook page and post a picture or story of how hard you work or play in your Bova or Sisi Safety Shoes.

It’s not a hard task to do as Bova is one of the leading South African brands of safety shoe.